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    The ideal candidate for this position will have strong interpersonal, organizational, and written/oral communication skills. The candidate should have a general understanding of emergency management and/or administrative expertise. This position starts at a salary of $56,233 (GS-09). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the CBRN team within FEMA.

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    When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages Federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit www.fema.gov for additional information.

    EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT: Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions.

    In this position, you will serve as the Administrative Specialist in the Response Directorate and perform a variety of administrative functions for the Branch. Typical assignments include: 

    • Maintaining time and Attendance; Regulating and maintaining the Director’s calendar as well as the CBRN Office shared calendar. Ensures all leave, travel and important meetings are captured on the CBRN Shared calendar. Provides Director with daily schedule print out.

    • Responding to all interagency and Response Front Office tasking. Prepares and conducts technical review of procurements packages before submission to senior leadership. Prepares weekly report to Director of staff’s projects and takes notes during weekly staff meeting.

    • Custodial Officer; periodically inventories office equipment, manages the process of obtaining new and/or replacing equipment. Respond to staff’s equipment and/or supply requests.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Occasional non-emergency travel may be required.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/523918100. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.